Can video-on-demand score with consumers while keeping pace with the momentum generated by streaming rivals Netflix, Hulu and other over-the-top services?
Recent announcements — including Showtime’s summer launch of an OTT subscription service — reflect the shift in consumer viewing of quality TV content to the Web in general and mobile devices in particular.
As a result, TV everywhere, video-on-demand, digital ad insertion, electronic sell-through and OTT video services are now mission-critical goals for distributors. Meanwhile, advertisers are experimenting with new platforms that are easier for consumers to access — and more difficult for distributors and advertisers to measure and monetize.
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